Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, published 2011. 80’s nostagia + video game nerdiness = the comments section of youtube.
But what is the turtle standing on? “Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s… Continue reading Book Review: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
Oooo a book about time travelling, tea drinking, endearingly weird historians? Sign me up! “History is just one damned thing after another.” Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary’s, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don’t do ‘time-travel’ – they ‘investigate major historical events in contemporary time’. Maintaining the appearance… Continue reading Book Review: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor
This is one of those books that I’ve had on my TBR pile for a long ass time and haven’t read. Now I have! “To make Oz a free land again, Amy Gumm was given a mission: remove the Tin Woodman’s heart, steal the Scarecrow’s brain, take the Lion’s courage, and then Dorothy must die… But… Continue reading Book Review: The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die 2)
THUG. Oi. There are no words. “Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil… Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Is it weird to review something so old and classic? Northern Lights can’t be a classic because that would make me old. So I’m just going to review it as normal and move on with my life. All good? Good. “Here lives an orphaned ward named Lyra Belacqua, whose carefree life among the scholars at… Continue reading Book Review: Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
A few months ago I read a book called The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey, the good reads reviews for that book are filled with people comparing it to Daughter of Smoke and Bone. If you’ve read my review of that book you’ll know that I actually really enjoyed it, despite it’s resemblance to… Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor